The city wakes up... A few early birds around the cathedral... Au marché... Hidden corners, although not so hidden for the eager ones... The city married the river... And embraced the culture and the fine arts Eleazar.



Being the oldest city in Germany, Trier offers an interesting ensemble of historical buildings, the Porta Nigra and the Basilica constituting the finest examples of Roman art in Central Europe. Additional constructions coming from the Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque tinge the city with mystery and nostalgia. Eleazar.


Igel is a small village in western Germany, next to the border with Luxembourg, on the shores of the Moselle river. On a sunny Autumn afternoon the Moselle valley displays its charms, with an explosion of colours and textures, going from the colourful and rough leaves of the trees and vines to the smooth surface … Sigue leyendo Igel

Völklingen Ironworks

A visible trace of the industrial reconversion, a valuable legacy of the industrial heritage, a gem of the industrial art. The Völklingen Ironworks was declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1994, constituting the only example in Western Europe that has remained intact after the end of production due to the industrial reconversion. Eleazar.


On my recent visit to la capitale de la Lorraine I realised once again how well preserved old French cities are. I did not have high expectations for Metz though, and in the end it turns out that it is one of the most picturesque cities in France. The best way to explore Metz and … Sigue leyendo Metz